Debugging is a methodical process of finding and reducing the number of bugs, or defects, in a computer program or a piece of electronic hardware, thus making it behave as expected. Use this tag only in cases where your question is NOT development related.

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Can I open Chrome on Android from command line ?

Is there command line alternative to Chrome Remote Debugging ? Manually, I can open tabs from chrome://inspect/#devices . As well as I can open Chrome on desktop from CLI - e.g. chrome.exe ...
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How can I fix a aplication which try download extension package from inaccessible location?

I buyed a application in Google Play Store, unfortunately this application need a extension package for can be started, but the download place and the whole company,contact links is missing or dead. ...
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Debugging faulty Andriod apps

Okay I am running a Cyanogenmod Nightly build on my Samsung Galaxy P1000. The problem is that it has a camera app that crashes if I switch to video recording mode. The worst part is that I don't know ...
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Debugging wifi issues on an Android tablet to detect reason of wifi network drop

I have an Android tablet that is "randomly" disconnecting from it's AP and then immediately reconnecting. We have tried analyzing the spectrum but gone nowhere. I'm looking for tools to debug this ...
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Malware installed with remote debugging

Is it possible for someone to install apks without you noticing, using remote debugging? (E.g. over TCP/IP, or on the same WiFi network). I found articles referring to this after a quick Google, but ...
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Saving android verbose messages for debug

Is there any built-in or third party application to write android system/application logs to a file. I searched the web and found that I have to attach the device through USB to the computer and the ...
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switching off finger debugging infos in android

My Android phone (sony z3, running 4.4.4) keeps showing finger tracks as well as the finger tracking debugging infos. How can I turn that off? The feature got accidentally turned on (for me unaware) ...
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Reach localhost REST endpoint from inside emulator

I am trying to debug a .NET WCF REST service using a Genymotion emulator, which means I need to reach the endpoint on my local machine. The actual URL of the endpoint on my local machine is this: ...
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How to Logcat everything (Main, Radio) at the very first boot in production builds

Hello Android Enthusiasts; I want to logcat the Very first boot in a chinese MTK production device, the ADB comes disabled with the device. is there any way to enable it before boot. The used ...
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What might be the cause of messages like “SoftMJPG:: THREAD Exit routine process” (LG D724 G3, 4.4.2)?

I connected my device (LG D724 G3, android 4.4.2) to adb and I started receiving messages: 03-03 10:42:23.363 284-5950/? D/SoftMJPG﹕ SoftMJPG:: THREAD Exit routine process 03-03 10:42:23.363 ...
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WLAN Driver Issue on Note 3

My SM-N900 had issues with call quality and it kept dropping calls frequently but WiFi was working brilliantly (Original ROM was 4.4.2) At first I mistakenly tried to update but used a SMN9005 ROM ...
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Does testing in android device will reduce it's life? [duplicate]

I am an android developer. Using my moto g first gen for testing my applications. I connect the device to laptop for 12 hrs per day. Now i am planning to buy s4. Will it reduce my device's life?
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Analyze backtrace of Kernel panic / find cause

I have this problem on my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 LTE with random reboots and kind of clean restarts in the kernel logs (no oops / panic, even though some usb errors) and now I got a kernel panic in the ...
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Seek Thermal camera on Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

Here is my problem: I upgraded my Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 P5113 to Kitkat 4.4.4 That was a requirement for installing the Seek Thermal Camera that I am having trouble with The other requirement that ...
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Debug a Bootloop?

So I'm attempting to port a GSM ROM to CDMA, and it's in a bootloop. I'd like to know how to figure out how to see what exactly is faulting and causing it so I can go fix it. Do note I am a novice ...
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How to debug a Bluetooth connection?

The Bluetooth connection between my phone (Galaxy Note 2, CyanogenMod) and my car is unstable. It usually connects fine, then disconnects after some time, then I see that the BT icon on the phone ...
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Configure Android black box

My apps on my phone keep bugging out on me, but I can never catch them in the act. Is there any way to keep a black box of my phone state (perhaps polled every 1 minute) for the past x minutes so that ...
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How do I enable Debug Logging on Activesync?

I want to see what is causing my phone's battery to drain on Exchange 2010 SP3 RU7. I've seen various methods of enabling debug logging for Activesync, but it no longer seems to work (at least on a ...
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How to transfer videos downloaded via coursera app from my tablet to my computer?

I tried using the answer here: Find downloaded video files via coursera app but to no avail. My device is unrooted and hence the data folder is hidden. I tried the method suggested by Naveen as well ...
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Eclipse is not able to detect smartphone

Debian 7.6, Eclipse 3.8. When i program with API8 for my HTC Froyo I have no problem: running the debug session i see the device in the device list and I'm able to debug my app. Since I started with a ...
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How capture/log API calls (function calls) made by an Android app?

I have installed an app on AVD (Android emulator). Is there a way to get to know the API calls (functions calls) made by the app when I play around with it on the AVD (emulator)? Is there a way I ...
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How to root SNT-210, an Android 4.4.2 chinese CarDVD (no standard methods work)?

The device: Model SNT-210 Android 4.4.2-0140516-sntb-HOMEMADE Kernel 3.0101-gdaab9de-dirty QDroid@DevServer #9 Build omnisntb-eng 4.4.2 KOT49H eng.QDroid.20140516.133512 test-keys I found out ...
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Tracing Android applications

I have been mucking around on my Android tablet (rk2928, Android 4.1.1) at a low level, removing and replacing ROM apps and such... aaaand now I'm getting a few applications saying "Unfortunately, ...
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Adb can't see my device - PAP5400

When I connect my Prestigio PAP5400 DUO to my PC, ADB cant find it. I think the driver is wrong but I can't find right one. I have tried installing many drivers. PS: I have debugging mode ...
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Unable to debug in LG Optimis L7

I am unable to enable debugging mode in LG Optimus L7 Dual. I am connecting the mobile to my PC and choose LG Software mode(read this in a blog that had discussion about LG Optimus). The USB Debugging ...
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Problem with ADB on my Nexus 4 (unauthorized phone)

When running adb devices in cmd, it says that my phone is unauthorized. It appears that it has something to do with the RSA fingerprint prompt. I don't remember ever getting such a prompt. Yes, I am ...
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Can I disable USB Debugging on Android smartpones from Windows via adb.exe?

I have to install Applications on dozens of android smartphones and I am currently writing a program to automate this process. I know I can't remotely enable USB Debugging, so my question is: Can I ...
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How to prevent Galaxy S4 from connecting as “Connected as Installer” instead of “Connected as Media Device”?

I have my Verizon Wireless Samsung Galaxy S4's developer options enabled with USB debugging turned on. Whenever I connect it to my machine, it displays "Connected as Installer" in the notification ...
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What is the method to debug Android kernel from booting in tablet?

I have to test a custom Android build on a tablet and I need to know the method to debug the Android kernel from booting in the tablet? The tablet has only a screen, 2 USB ports and an HDMI port.
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Where is a good memory checker for Android?

Whenever I try to install/debug an app on my device (Android 2.2.2) I get this error: E/appproc(2974): SETTING DB COPING FAILED, MEMORY DEFECTED.... Is there a command-line utility available (or ...
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Once installed, how do I activate Firebug in Mobile Firefox?

I went to the getfirebug.com web site, where I was able to install Firebug under Firefox 1.10.6 (the Beta version of Firefox from the Play store). It said the install was successful. Now what? How ...
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How can I get a LogCat? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I view and examine the Android log? Sometimes I get asked for a LogCat. What is this? What is it supposed to do? How can I get it?